There is an old saying that good things come in small packages and once you see this dessert recipe, you will realize exactly how true that statement is. After all, it combines some of the best flavors and textures that dessert has to offer and puts them into a tiny jar for enjoying after dinner or as a midnight snack.
You start out with some Baileys, which is always a great place to start when you are making any type of dessert. It then includes cheesecake, mocha and plenty of goodness. When you’re finished, you end up with these Bailey mocha cheesecake cups. If you are interested in making your dinner guests smile, this is the recipe that is going to do it. Of course, you don’t need to only make it for other people, you will appreciate the flavors as well.
8 chocolate graham crackers
6 tablespoons coffee liqueur
16 ounces cream cheese, softened
½ cup sugar
½ cup Bailey’s Irish Cream (more or less to taste)
6 tablespoons mini chocolate chips
instant coffee granules for garnish
Crush 6 chocolate graham crackers into coarse crumbs. Divide evenly among 6 small (1/2 pint) mason jars.
Pour 1 tablespoon coffee liqueur over crumbs in each jar.
In a medium mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, sugar, and Bailey’s. Mix on high speed 2 minutes, until smooth and creamy.
Divide cheesecake mixture evenly among mason jars (approx. ½ cup per jar).
Top each with 1 tablespoon mini chocolate chips.
Garnish with whipped cream, crushed instant coffee granules, and ¼ chocolate graham cracker.